Ryde Youth Council

Applications for the Ryde Youth Council are now closed.

The primary role of the Ryde Youth Council is to provide advice to Council on matters relating to the needs and concerns of young people in the City of Ryde to ensure they are able to participate and engage actively in all aspects of community and civic life. The Youth Council also assists young people to develop leadership, communication, and teamwork skills.

Composition of Committee

  • All Councillors are eligible to attend and participate in each City of Ryde Advisory Committee, without formal membership, in accordance with their Terms of Reference
  • Fifteen (15) community representatives

Community members must be young people who are representative of, but not limited to, at least one of the following:

  • Between fourteen (14) to twenty-five (25) years of age (maximum of six young people).
  • Year 7 and above from local high schools.
  • Diverse socio-economic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Young people with disability.
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
  • LGBTQIA+ community
  • Business/Trade Sectors
  • Community organisations that support and work closely with young people.
Selection Criteria

Nominations will be assessed by Council against the following criteria:

  • Good knowledge and understanding of the local issues relevant to young people.
  • Previous contribution to promote young people in the community
  • Strong connections with individuals and networks that aim to empower young people in the local community.
  • Involvement with community initiatives that aim to support the inclusion of young people.

Priority of membership will be allocated to young people that live, study, or work in the City of Ryde.

Membership will be organised so that there is equal and fair representation of young people from across the age range and the various cultural, social and interest groups within the City of Ryde.

If you would like to discuss your interest, please call Council’s Coordinator Community Development, Sean Willenberg, on 9952 8382 or Seanw@ryde.nsw.gov.au

Meeting Structure

All Working Group meetings will be “hybrid” meetings with attendance either in person or via remote audio-visual attendance permitted.

Past Agendas and Minutes

Past Agendas and Minutes

Agendas Minutes
  25 August 2022(PDF, 190KB)
  27 October 2021(PDF, 141KB)
  29 July 2021(PDF, 122KB)
  28 April 2021(PDF, 109KB)
25 Sep 2019(PDF, 140KB) 25 Sep 2019(PDF, 196KB)
28 Aug 2019(PDF, 142KB) 28 Aug 2019(PDF, 197KB)  
31 Jul 2019(PDF, 142KB) 31 Jul 2019(PDF, 183KB)
26 Jun 2019(PDF, 140KB)   26 Jun 2019(PDF, 183KB)
29 May 2019(PDF, 141KB) 29 May 2019(PDF, 197KB)
24 Apr 2019(PDF, 144KB) 24 Apr 2019(PDF, 191KB)
27 Mar 2019(PDF, 144KB) 27 Mar 2019(PDF, 240KB)
19 Dec 2018(PDF, 148KB) 19 Dec 2018(PDF, 218KB)
28 Nov 2018(PDF, 147KB) Meeting postponed
31 Oct 2018(PDF, 159KB) 31 Oct 2018(PDF, 184KB)
26 Sep 2018(PDF, 148KB) 26 Sep 2018(PDF, 188KB)
29 Aug 2018(PDF, 151KB) 29 Aug 2018(PDF, 185KB)
25 July 2018(PDF, 29KB) 25 July 2018(PDF, 213KB)
27 Jun 2018(PDF, 153KB) 27 Jun 2018(PDF, 272KB)
30 May 2018 30 May 2018(PDF, 255KB)
26 Apr 2018 26 Apr 2018(PDF, 220KB)
28 Mar 2018(PDF, 147KB) 28 Mar 2018(PDF, 147KB)
19 Feb 2018(PDF, 91KB) 19 Feb 2018(PDF, 198KB)
30 Aug 2017 30 Aug 2017
26 Jul 2017 26 Jul 2017
28 Jun 2017  28 Jun 2017 
31 May 2017 31 May 2017
27 Apr 2017 27 Apr 2017
29 Mar 2017 29 Mar 2017
22 Feb 2017(PDF, 168KB) 22 Feb 2017(PDF, 159KB)
30 Nov 2016(PDF, 24KB)   30 Nov 2016(PDF, 236KB)  
2 Nov 2016(PDF, 27KB) 2 Nov 2016(PDF, 167KB)  
28 Sep 2016(PDF, 25KB)   28 Sep 2016(PDF, 168KB)  
31 Aug 2016(PDF, 26KB)   31 Aug 2016(PDF, 201KB)  
27 Jul 2016(PDF, 26KB)   27 Jul 2016(PDF, 55KB)  
29 Jun 2016(PDF, 25KB)   29 Jun 2016(PDF, 192KB)
25 May 2016(PDF, 26KB)   25 May 2016(PDF, 195KB)  
27 Apr 2016(PDF, 25KB)   27 Apr 2016(PDF, 210KB)  
30 Mar 2016(PDF, 25KB)   30 Mar 2016(PDF, 201KB)  
25 Feb 2016(PDF, 26KB)   25 Feb 2016(PDF, 216KB)  
27 Jan 2016(PDF, 26KB) 27 Jan 2016(PDF, 191KB)  
18 Nov 2015(PDF, 148KB) 18 Nov 2015(PDF, 228KB)
28 Oct 2015(PDF, 154KB) 28 Oct 2015(PDF, 205KB)
23 Sep 2015(PDF, 151KB) 23 Sep 2015(PDF, 181KB)
27 Aug 2015(PDF, 152KB)  27 Aug 2015(PDF, 197KB)
24 Jun 2015(PDF, 148KB) 24 Jun 2015(PDF, 202KB)
27 May 2015(PDF, 150KB) 27 May 2015(PDF, 192KB)
29 Apr 2015(PDF, 91KB) 29 Apr 2015(PDF, 221KB)
25 Mar 2015(PDF, 155KB) 25 Mar 2015(PDF, 211KB)
11 Feb 2015(PDF, 166KB) 11 Feb 2015(PDF, 196KB)